Paine visits island of birth

The Paine siblings Christopher and Romany travelled all the way from England to share Chris's birthday at Tramonto Bar in Taveuni. Picture: LUKE RAWLAI

FOR Englishman Christopher Paine, returning to the land of his birth after 85 years and celebrating his birthday on Tuesday on Taveuni was “a dream come true”. Born in 1934 at Waiyevo Hospital to famed Pacific entomologist Ronald Paine and his wife Irene, Christopher moved to England when he was six months old after his […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories